The call is open for Fulbright scholarships for master’s and doctoral degrees

Scholarships are offered to those interested who wish to study masters and doctoral degrees in American universities.

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Educational Exchange Commission between the United States of America and Colombia (Fulbright Colombia) a new calling offer for Scholarships For those interested in studying a Master or a Postgraduate At a university in the United States. (Read: Master’s system: The Ministry of Education opens 71 vacancies for teachers)

For this year, call for Scholarships It will be open from February 22 to May 2 and will have 55 seats ScholarshipsWhich, according to the authority’s official website, “seeks to promote educational and cultural exchange and the social and productive development of its lands and communities.”

The Fulbright Scholarships Covering academic expenses, including exemption from tuition fees and/or university costs; maintenance; Round trip international air tickets; Pre-academic program orientation seminar; Basic Accident and Illness Coverage (ASPE) Basic Program; Visa cost and process. Additionally, it provides comprehensive support and monitoring.

Once the candidates from Scholarships your finish Master s PostgraduateThey must return to Colombia and work in the country for at least two years. This, “with the aim of rewarding the knowledge obtained during Scholarship‘, the entity has been added.

This year’s scholarship portfolio is divided into six categories, namely:

Fulbright Menciencias Scholarship: Thanks to co-funding by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Colombia – Minciencias and with over 25 years in the Fulbright scholarship portfolio, this program supports the high-level training of up to forty (40) Colombian professionals and researchers who wish to undertake PhD programs in the United States, starting with Second semester 2023. By 2022, we aim to have 60% of candidates reside in cities other than Bogota, Medellin and Cali, 80% of them with jobs in STEM fields and 20% in other knowledge areas. (You can read: Dean of Marymount School removed from position over allegations of abuse)

Fulbright DPS Scholarship – Youth in Action: Thanks to co-funding by the Department of Social Welfare (DPS), this program seeks to support the high-level training of up to five (5) professionals who, at the time of application for this scholarship, have completed their Youth in Action accompaniment and who wish to pursue master’s programs at universities United States, starting in the second semester of 2023.

Fulbright Maine Cultura Scholarship for Cultural Directors and Artists: Thanks to the co-funding of the Colombian Ministry of Culture, this program seeks to support the training of up to four (4) Colombian cultural directors and artists who can demonstrate a distinguished career in their professional field, for the implementation of master’s programs at US universities. , starting from the second semester of 2023. This call has an ethnic focus, so one (1) of the four (4) quotas will be awarded to a Colombian professional who belongs to and recognizes himself as a member of an indigenous community and one (1) of the four (4) quotas will be given to a Colombian professional who belongs to and recognizes himself as a member of an indigenous community He recognizes himself as a member of the community of African descent.

Fulbright Scholarship for African American Communities: Co-funded by the United States Embassy in Colombia, the Ministry of National Education (MEN) and ICETEX, this scholarship targeting the Afro, Rizal and Balenquera communities, supports the high-level training of up to three (3) Colombian professionals who are affiliated with and recognize themselves as members of the communities People of African descent who wish to pursue master’s or doctoral programs in US universities, starting in the second semester of 2023.

Fulbright Indigenous Communities Scholarship: Co-funded by the Embassy of the United States of America in Colombia, this scholarship supports the high-level training of a (1) Colombian professional who belongs and recognizes himself as a member of an indigenous community and wishes to pursue a master’s degree. or PhD program. at US universities, starting in the second semester of 2023.

J. William Fulbright Scholarship: Funded by the Fulbright Program, this scholarship supports human capital formation in master’s studies for Colombians committed to responding, from an interdisciplinary approach, to a specific and situational challenge facing the country: deforestation. (You may be interested: 2021 Saber Pro and Saber TyT test results available now)

All information can be found on the Fulbright website.

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